Valentin Komp

about 1840–
Busenborn, Schotten, Hessen, Germany

The Life of Valentin

Valentin Komp was born about 1840, in Busenborn, Schotten, Hessen, Germany as the son of Kaspar Komp and Dorothea Hofmann. He married Anna Maria Wirth on 19 January 1868, in Busenborn, Schotten, Hessen, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Family Time Line

Valentin Komp
1840–
Anna Maria Wirth
1843–1906
Marriage: 19 January 1868
Ludwig Komp
1866–1866
Karl Komp
1867–1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 January 1868
Busenborn, Schotten, Hessen, Germany
children

(2)

    Ludwig Komp

    Male1866–1866Male

    Male1867–1948Male

Parents and Siblings

    Kaspar Komp

    MaleMale

    Dorothea Hofmann

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(3)

    Katharina Margaretha Komp

    Female1837–Female

    Male1840–Male

    Georg Kompp

    Male1844–Male

World Events (7)

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 12

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
1864

Age 24

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
1890

Age 50

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

1 North German: from Low German komp ‘dish’, ‘bowl’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of these.2 Hungarian: metonymic occupational name for a ferryman, from komp ‘ferry’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Kampiai in Lithuania.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (2)

  • Karl Komp in the Hesse, Germany, Deaths, 1851-1955
  • Image of birth, baptism and death record for Ludwig Kong b1866

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